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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to New York (Fairbanks International Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 3277 miles / 5274 kilometers / 2848 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to New York (JFK) is 4302 miles / 6924 kilometers and travel time by car is about 76 hours 49 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to New York.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

How far is New York from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and New York. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3277.371 miles
  • 5274.417 kilometers
  • 2847.957 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 3269.107 miles
  • 5261.118 kilometers
  • 2840.777 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

B New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and New York is 4 hours. New York is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

Time Difference

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 368 kg (810 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → New York (JFK).

Distance:
3277
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3277

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